Paul next takes us into the wisdom of our Father, for he is true and right and good. As the designer of humanity, he knows how we are best satisfied. he knows where our deepest joys are found. he offers wisdom to all who will receive it.Read More
In other New Testament passages, believers are told to imitate God, to work towards godliness, because of the new nature Christ has implanted within them or because the Holy Spirit can enable and help them. Here, Paul takes a different angle. Believers are to imitate God because He is their Father, they are His children. It is because of this Father-child relationship that believers can expect a new life and way of being to flow. (3 Minutes / 500 Words)Read More
Pause To Set Down Your Ebenezer Stone
1 Samuel 7:12
I went through the typical motions while filling out the form. First name. Last name. Address. Our family was about to head down the Truckee River, and I was tasked with renting the rafts. Phone number. Email. Age. Age? For the first time I wrote, “40.” I smiled and thanked God. So far, so good... (3 Minutes / 500 Words)Read More
King Joash knew who to go to when the situation was dire. Elisha the prophet, though on his deathbed, was his only hope...
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